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September 01, 2009

NTSB Issues 19 Recommendations For Medical Helo Safety

Pilot Training, Night Vision, Improved Data Collection Among The Issues Addressed

The NTSB Tuesday issued 19 recommendations regarding Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS).  These recommendations address various safety issues.

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California Budget Crisis Has Not Slowed Air Assault On Fires

Governor Schwarzenegger Had Cancelled Some Contracts For Budget Savings

With several wildfires raging in California, threatening to destroy hundreds of homes around the state, Governor Arnold Schwartzenegger's decision to cancel some contract for aerial firefighting equipment is being called into question.

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ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 09.01.09

Scott Carson will have more time to fly his Cub.
Senator Schumer wants an end to uncontrolled flights in the Hudson VFR corridor.
And a weekend airshow crash claimed the lives of two

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ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 09.01.09

Scott Carson will have more time to fly his Cub.
Senator Schumer wants an end to uncontrolled flights in the Hudson VFR corridor.
And a weekend airshow crash claimed the lives of two

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ANN Special Feature: Steve Masters: Forward with Cessna Part I - 09.01.09

ANN's Paul Plack talks with Steve Masters, President of the Cessna Advanced Aircraft Club, about how Cessna is taking care of owners of the aircraft formerly known as Columbia.

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ANN Special Feature: Steve Masters: Forward with Cessna Part II - 09.02.09

ANN's Paul Plack talks with Steve Masters, President of the Cessna Advanced Aircraft Club, about the role of the club in the support and training of the owners of Columbia and Cessna Corvalis aircr

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'New' Travel Search Rules Similar To Old Rules

Laptops, Digital Cameras, Phones Targeted By Customs, DHS

When traveling abroad, your laptop, digital camera, or smartphone may be subject to search and seizure without any suspicion of wrongdoing on returning to the U.S., according to new guidelines published Thursday by Customs and Border Protection (CBP) as well as U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

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Hawker Beechcraft Makes Significant Progress On Premier II Program

Announces A Successful Engine Test Flight And Revised Launch Date

Hawker Beechcraft Corporation (HBC) said Monday it is making significant progress on the Beechcraft Premier II program, with the first successful test flight of the aircraft’s new engines on a modified Premier IA, and the entry of the first Premier II fuselage on the assembly line.

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John And Martha King To Receive American Spirit Award

Honor Will Be Presented At NBAA2009

From our "Recognition Well Deserved" department ... the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) announced Monday that aviation legends John and Martha King will be recognized with the Association's American Spirit Award for representing business aviation before Congress and TSA.

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Aero-News Featured Aero-Casts For Tuesday 09.01.09

ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 09.01.09 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News Program) ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 09.01.09 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program) ANN Special Feature: Steve Masters: Forward with Cessna Part I - 09.01.09 (ANN Special Report, with the Cessna Advanced Aircraft Club's Steve Masters)

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Airbus Delivers Its 4000th A320 Family aircraft To TAM

Ferry Flight Will Deliver Charity Donation To Support Schools

Airbus has delivered its 4000th A320 Family aircraft to Brazilian flag carrier TAM from its Final Assembly Line in Hamburg. The aircraft, an A319, was handed over to TAM in the presence of the President of the Board of TAM, Maria Claudia Oliveira Amaro as well as Airbus President and CEO, Tom Enders.

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Arnold Palmer To Speak At Opening General Session For NBAA2009

Palmer's Company Car Is A Citation X

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) announced Monday that golf legend and esteemed businessman Arnold Palmer will be among the participants in the Opening General Session for NBAA's 62nd Annual Meeting & Convention this October (NBAA2009).

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Fractional Jet Ownership Evolves

Business Analyst Says "Business Models Must Adapt"

With shakeups in the executive suite, major startup failures and questions of survival for some established providers, Brian Foley Associates president Brian Foley concludes the fractional jet industry is in the midst of major transformation.

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AIAA Sets 2009 Conference And Exibition For Pasadena, CA

"Space: New Opportunities For A New Era" Is The Theme

The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) has released the schedule for its annual conference, to be held at the Pasadena Convention Center in Pasadena, CA. September 14th - 17th, co-chaired by NASA and the U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC), and organized by AIAA.

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IS-BAO Receives European Standards Recognition

Organization Will Be Recognized For EASA Rules Implementation Procedures

The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) and European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) announced Friday that the IS-BAO - an International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations - has been granted official European recognition as an industry standard for business aircraft operations.

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Aero-TV: The Red Tail Project - Carrying the Torch of the Tuskegee Airmen

Brad Lang, Son of a Tuskegee Airmen, Introduces the Red Tail Project

Founding leader Don Hinz summarized the Red Tail Project’s mission in simple, yet eloquent words:  “Inspire youth and tell the story of the Tuskegee Airmen all across America.”  Since its inception, the non-profit organization has dedicated itself to sharing the extraordinary legacy of the first African Americans to be trained as WWII military pilots; these brave servicemen served their country honorably, despite the tremendous prejudice and adversity they faced during that time in our nation’s history.

Aero-TV: Safety Tip of the Week - Doug Ritter, Top 3 Survival Tools

Survival Expert Doug Ritter Shares His Best Safety Tips

Respected aviation journalist, and one of the world’s leading authorities on survival and survival equipment, Doug Ritter sat down with Aero-TV to share some invaluable safety tips.

Avidyne And PS Engineering Partner To Put Music In Your IFD

MP3 Capability Added To Entegra Release 9-Compatible Audio Panel

Avidyne Corporation announced Monday that they have once again partnered with PS Engineering of Lenoir City, TN to provide an Entegra Release 9-compatible version of  PS Engineering's new PMA8000B-MP3 Audio Control Panel.

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Aero-TV: Safety Tip of the Week - Doug Ritter, Top 3 Survival Tools

Survival Expert Doug Ritter Shares His Best Safety Tips

Respected aviation journalist, and one of the world’s leading authorities on survival and survival equipment, Doug Ritter sat down with Aero-TV to share some invaluable safety tips.

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Aero-TV: The Red Tail Project - Carrying the Torch of the Tuskegee Airmen

Educational Organization Aims to Inspire by Sharing Tuskegee Story

Founding leader Don Hinz summarized the Red Tail Project’s mission in simple, yet eloquent words:  “Inspire youth and tell the story of the Tuskegee Airmen all across America.” 

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Sympathetic Unions Support Striking Amerijet Pilots, Flight Engineers

Amount Of Undelivered Perishable And Time-Critical Freight Growing Daily

The Teamster pilots and flight engineers of Fort Lauderdale-based Amerijet Air Cargo remain on strike, demanding their first contract they say would provide for wage and benefit increases, as well as safe and sanitary working conditions.

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Southwest Airlines Must Replace Parts By Tuesday, Extension Sought From FAA

Unapproved Parts Found On 82 Airplanes, Contractor Suspended

With a Tuesday deadline looming large, Southwest Airlines told federal regulators that unapproved parts may have been installed on twice as many aircraft as originally thought. The airline has suspended the maintenance company who procured the unapproved parts from a subcontractor.

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Cessna Delivers First Citation X Retrofitted With Winglets

Upturned Wing Tips Improve Aerodynamics, Efficiency

Cessna Aircraft Company has rolled out its latest variant of the Citation X. On Monday, Cessna announced the delivery of the first Cessna Citation X to be fitted with Elliptical Winglets. The winglets were installed under Winglet Technology's U.S. Federal Aviation Administration-approved Supplemental Type Certificate.

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India Ends Luna Mapping Program

Contact With Orbiter Lost Saturday

The Indian government says it has lost contact with its Chandrayaan I, or “Moon Craft" orbiter after nearly a year spent mapping the lunar surface. They announced Monday they have abandoned attempts to revive the spacecraft.

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38 Key West Homes Cleared For Aero-Soundproofing

$2.5 Million Appropriated For Noise Compatibility Program Near Key West International Airport

38 homes near Key West International Airport that have been on and off a list for soundproofing assistance since 2000 should be finding things to be a little quieter soon. The FAA has approved a $2.5 million grant to add insulation, specially designed windows, and other noise reduction technology for the residents.

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Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (09.01.09)

“The wider negotiations with the Libyans are reaching a critical stage and, in view of the overwhelming interests for the United Kingdom, I have agreed that in this instance the [prisoner transfer agreement] should be in the standard form and not mention any individual.”  Source: British Justice Secretary Jack Straw.  

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (09.01.09): Enroute Descent

Descent from the enroute cruising altitude which takes place along the route of flight.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (09.01.09)

Aero-Linx: The Academy Of Model Aeronautics (AMA) AMA is the official national body for model aviation in the United States. AMA sanctions more than a thousand model competitions throughout the country each year.

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